After she came up to me and said, “I’ve been with my partner for 20 years… We would never get married because he’s on social security income, and because my daughter is disabled I have secondary income from the state to support my daughter. If I got married, both my benefits and his benefits would be reduced because we would become a double income family.”
She was explaining that marriage doesn’t work for poor people, and that it doesn’t work for disabled people. Having really simple examples like hers are important."
reparan, disparan, deciden & matan, de traje & corbata con leyes arrasan, patriarcas & jefes o presidentes, patrones & amos son terratenientes, en nombre de dios, de seguridad, en nombre de calma & de tranquilidad, de cruzas, de dogmas, de imperios, coronas, de credos, petroleo todo lo devoran, son terroristas de estado, criminales sueltos por todos lados, ahogan la vida desde su oficina mandando a sus tropas a la muerte fija, culpables de hacer la tierra sangrar, culpables de comunidades matar, culpables culpables de niños llorar, culpables de la vida sepultar.
also kids shouldnt be scared of their parents. theres a difference between “im not gonna do this bad thing because i respect my parents and i dont want to disappoint them” and “im not gonna do this bad thing because im scared of what my parents will do to me if i do”
If you’ve travelled through central America, you’ve probably had the privilege to ride one of these bad boys.